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 From:  "Chris Buechler" <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Re: captive portal and vpn clients
 Date:  Tue, 22 Jan 2008 13:21:07 -0500
On Jan 22, 2008 11:02 AM, Carlos Baiget Orts <carlos dot baiget at uv dot es> wrote:
> Hi Jurgen
>
>
> Thanks for your hint,  but I'm not sure of having understood or explained my
> self well.
> I am not having problems on displaying the welcome web page to the clients
> connected to my wifi lan, as I am using the captive portal feature to tell
> clients that they are only allowed to make an vpn to the internet when they
> try to access the internet from their browser. For that goal everything but
> relevant udp/tcp ports are blocked.
> Now I have the problem of clients not being able to perform the vpn
> connection, as the captive portal server seems to intercept all traffic. I
> was guessing if i could show the wellcome web page and still allow clients to
> make vpn connections to the internet.
> As far as I know, with the 'Allow IP adresses' list all I can do is to disable
> showing the captive portal to selected clients, but I want it to be shown to
> all clients connected, if possible.
>

That's correct, users will have to open their browser and click
through or authenticate to the captive portal before VPN connections
or any other traffic will work. There isn't a way to allow specific
types of traffic and not others.

-Chris